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1st Edition

Women and Radio
Airing Differences

Edited By

Caroline Mitchell

ISBN 9780415220712
Published April 5, 2001 by Routledge
312 Pages

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Book Description

Combining classic work on radio with innovative research, journalism and biography, Women and Radio offers a variety of approaches to understanding the position of women as producers, presenters and consumers as well as offering guidelines, advice and helpful information for women wanting to work in radio.
Women and Radio examines the relationship between radio audiences, technologies and programming and reveals and explains the inequalities experienced by women working in the industry.



Caroline Mitchell is principal lecturer in radio at the University of Sunderland. She has been active in the community radio movement in the UK for the last 20 years and jointly set up the first women's radio station in the UK: Fem FM.


'This book is a celebration of our contribution as women to radio and a clarion call for its powerful voice to be shared equally between women and men.' - Jenni Murray, Presenter, Woman's Hour, Radio 4

'An invaluable resource for courses through schools, FE, to HE and even postgraduate training modules or diplomas' - Gill Branston, in the picture